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Brooke is taking the plunge!

November 18, 2015

By Jan Stearns

Waterville Valley Recreation Department director, Brooke Wakefield, will be taking the plunge – the Cold Turkey Plunge – on Saturday, Nov. 28!  In addition to taking a dip in the ice cold waters of Corcoran Pond, Brooke has pledged to … Continue reading

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Andy Knight: My Adaptive Ski Lessons (or Chasing Chris)

January 23, 2014

By Jan Stearns

By Andy Knight, President of the Waterville Valley Foundation A few weeks back, I had my chakras totally realigned around the very concept of “disability”. In our society, the word carries at times a stigma; at very least, it tempts … Continue reading

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Adaptive Sports Makes a Difference in Peter’s Life

August 15, 2013

By Jan Stearns

A touching story in the KINGSTON [MA] REPORTER tells the story of Peter Champagney, a 9-year-old with an Autism Spectrum Disorder whose life has been enriched by participation in the Waterville Valley Adaptive Sports program. Read some excerpts below. “He … Continue reading

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Kathy Chandler: Disabled Ski Hall of Fame Induction

February 28, 2013

By Jan Stearns

Kathy Chandler, the founder of Waterville Valley Resort’s adaptive ski program, will be inducted into the National Disabled Ski Hall of Fame on Saturday, March 2nd at 5 p.m. at the New England Disabled Sports center at Loon Mountain. Read … Continue reading

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Waterville Valley Educator Nationally Recognized for Work With Disabled Skiers

January 21, 2013

By Jan Stearns

Waterville Valley – Kathy Chandler, the founder of Waterville Valley Resort’s adaptive ski program, will be inducted this year into the National Disabled Ski Hall of Fame. The longtime educator was chosen in late 2012 to receive the prestigious award, … Continue reading

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Amazing Race Weekend

January 5, 2013

By Jan Stearns

Have you signed up for the Amazing Race? The Waterville Valley Adaptive Sports program is hosting an Amazing Race Weekend on Saturday & Sunday, Jan. 12 & 13, 2013. This major fundraiser for the adaptive sports program kicks off on … Continue reading

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Adaptive Sports Volunteer Training

November 8, 2012

By Jan Stearns

Become a volunteer with the Waterville Valley Adaptive Sports Program!  Training and orientation for ALL volunteers (alpine & nordic) will be held at the Ski Area Base Lodge on Saturday, Nov. 10 beginning at 9 a.m. >> Download the Training … Continue reading

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Robert Hurley competes in Ironman, raises funds for Adaptive Sports

September 29, 2012

By Jan Stearns

Robert Hurley, a part-time Waterville Valley, NH resident, will be competing in an Ironman triathlon in November in Tempe, Arizona.  In addition to being an athlete, Hurley is also a tireless supporter of non-profit organizations, including Waterville Valley’s Adaptive Sports … Continue reading

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Waterville Valley Golf Club Hosts Wounded Warriors

August 29, 2012

By Jan Stearns

Waterville Valley Golf Club enjoyed hosting a group of Wounded Warriors and their families last Saturday, Aug. 25. On the left is Waterville Valley Golf Club co-manager, Mike Aronson, and second from the right is Kathy Chandler of the Waterville … Continue reading

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Adaptive racing program focuses on vets

July 20, 2012

By Jan Stearns

A Waterville Valley Adaptive Sports program participant and volunteer, Heriberto Vidro, was featured in a story that appeared in the NH Union Leader. Congrats Heriberto! Check it out below… By ALLEN LESSELS New Hampshire Union Leader CONCORD — Plymouth resident … Continue reading

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